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Apple is working large 13" iPad [Photos]





New rumors from the Chinese United Daily News claims that Apple is working with Quanta on a larger iPad. Macrumors report:

Quanta Computer is an Apple supplier responsible for Apple’s current MacBook Airs and an unusual choice for tablet production as those devices are currently produced by suppliers like Foxconn and Pegatron. The report claims, however, that Quanta is aiming to diversify.

This summer WSJ reported that Apple was asking to see prototypes of an iPad measuring slightly less than 13-inches diagonally.

So how would this big iPad look like? Take a look at the mockups below:


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Wednesday, September 25th, 2013. 18:52

Apple’s iPhone 5S Renders 1080P Video Twice as Fast as the iPhone 5



According to 9to5Mac, the iPhone 5s renders HD-videos two times faster, than the iPhone 5. Below you can see the clip, which shows both devices editing a 1080P video using iMovie. It proves that the iPhone 5s’ 64-bit processor is incredibly fast.


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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. 0:40

Tumblr App's Updated with Push Notifications for Likes, Reblogs, Replies, New Followers and More



Tumblr app for iOS has been updated recently with push notifications for likes, reblogs, replies, new followers and the ability to monitor the latest activity on your blog.


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Friday, September 20th, 2013. 23:53

Google Translate App Has Been Updated



Google Translate for iOS has been updated recently. Now you can translate various texts between more than 70 languages on the go and with no effort at all.


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Friday, September 20th, 2013. 22:12

White House Petition Asking FCC to Require Carriers to Unlock All Mobile Devices



The U.S. government has recently filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). According to The Washington Post, this documents suggests that all the American wireless carriers should unlock all the devices they sell.


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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013. 23:31

iPhone 5s supplies will be low at launch



According to information provided by llThingsD, some sources close to mobile carriers claim that the stock of the iPhone 5s will be very low during its launch on Friday, September 20th.

Sources at multiple U.S. carriers said that the inventory of the new phone is significantly less than expected.

“We will have grotesquely unavailable inventory,” was how one carrier source put it.

Another carrier confirmed 'extremely disappointing shipments' from Apple. However, it was stated that the demand for the iPhone 5s is likely to be slightly lower than expected. It seems the bright colors of the low-cost iPhone 5c have captured eyes of customers.

The new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will start selling in stores on September 20th at 8:00 a.m.




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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013. 1:43

Microsoft Offers $200 for iPad Trade-In



According to MacRumors, Microsoft has begun a new trade-in program - if you bring your iPad to one of the company’s retail stores, you will get a $200 gift card. Such promotion is aimed to boost the Microsoft Surface RT and Pro sales, which are very weak now.


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Sunday, September 15th, 2013. 19:15

iPhone 5С is officially unveiled in five colors



Today Apple has introduced the iPhone 5c which can be truly called the most colorful iPhone ever. The smartphone features a new design. It is available in five bright colors -  blue, green, pink, yellow and white.

iPhone 5c boasts all the features so respected and loved by Apple customers. The magnificent 4-inch Retina display, the long-awaited rapid processor A6 chip, as well as the 8 megapixel iSight camera are only a small part of brilliant hardware of the new iPhone. It also has more LTE bands than any other smartphone in the world, a new FaceTime HD camera, and iOS 7, which is expected to be the best iOS Cupertino company has ever had to present to its customers.

“iPhone 5c is everything iPhone 5 was and more, in an all-new design packed with great features,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPhone 5c is designed with a beautiful polycarbonate enclosure that looks and feels so solid in your hand.”

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The iPhone 5S - First Look



Apple has just unveiled it’s new flagship device - iPhone 5S. As expected, it features a brand-new A7 processor, which is said to be five times faster than the previous one, an improved camera and a widely rumored fingerprint sensor that is, by the way, called Touch ID.


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Tuesday, September 10th, 2013. 23:21

iPhone Holds About 40% Share of the American Smartphone Market



According to comScore MobiLens and Mobile Matrix, the iPhone now holds a 40% share of the American smartphone market, which means that users still prefer this device to the others.


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Sunday, September 8th, 2013. 17:55

iPhone Home button with a fingerprint scanner



The photos of the home button of the iPhone 5S show that it includes some new components. Accordng to Nowhereelse, they are most likely to refer to the rumored fingerprint scanner.

The first notable difference of course for the general shape of the map but not really enough to jump to the ceiling. Even more interesting, a mysterious square element placed closer button instantly revives the rumor. Followed by two other components attached to the extension of the map and that all seemed to be resistance. Needless to say that these three elements are absent from the button back to the home of the iPhone 5 and is to my knowledge unprecedented for this spare parts, all iPhone generations combined.

The part has the identification number 821-2092-01, it seems to have been manufactured on the 29th week of 2013 (mid-July).

However, MacRumors claims that the same part was sold om sw-box as a component of iPhone 5C . So it is not clear what device it belongs to.

Apple will unveil both iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on September 10th.


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Thursday, September 5th, 2013. 1:58

Spotify App is Updated With a New Way to Browse Music and Other Features



Spotify app for iOS was updated with a bunch of new features, namely, a new way to browse music, new languages (Thai, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, Malay and Greek) and bug fixes. As usual, you may either listen to music for free or upgrade to Spotify Premium and get unlimited access to the Spotify library. The premium account also gives you the opportunity to sync your favorite playlists to your iPhone - to have all the music you like close at hand.


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Sony will make a Smart Shot Lens to match Gold iPhone 5S



Sony is about to launch Smart Shot lens attachments in a white and gold color. The device will match perfectly the rumored gold iPhone 5S.

SonyAlphaRumors has published new photos and information about the accessory.


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Verizon to block employee vacations on September 18th-22nd



According to 9to5Mac, Verizon prohibiting employees to go on vacation between September 18th-22nd. This is exactly the period between rumored iPhone 5S release to be held on September 20th.

As Apple’s September 10th iPhone unveiling approaches, we’ve heard that Verizon Wireless is blocking its retail employees from requesting vacations between Wednesday, September 18th and Sunday, September 22nd. Based on Apple historically shipping new versions of the iPhone about a week and half following the unveiling, it would make sense for the new iPhones to arrive for customers on Friday, September 20th.

Moreover, Verizon is rumored to have little stocks of the 32GB and 64GB iPhone 5 models. So we may assume that the carrier is expecting the launch of new generation of devices. Walmart has also decreased the price of the iPhone 5 to $98 with Verizon contract.

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Saturday, August 31st, 2013. 1:42

Photos of iPad 5's Front and Back Panels Assembled Together



Sonny Dickson has posted a bunch of photos on his blog that presumably show how can the new Apple’s iPad 5 look like. On the ihe images, however, you won’t see any internal parts of the device like battery, circuit boards or touchscreen.


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Friday, August 30th, 2013. 19:37